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ERC: The Fallout! How to Protect Your Clients and Yourself

Total Credits: 2 including 2 Taxes - Technical

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ACPEN Industry Institute |  IRS Approved |  Tax
Arthur Werner |  Mary Jane Hourani, MM, EA
Course Levels:
2 Hours
Product Setting: Expires 30 day(s) after program date.

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This course will focus on updated IRS procedures taxpayers and practitioners may use to either voluntarily withdraw or voluntarily disclose incorrect Employee Retention Credit claims.  The voluntary withdrawal procedures were introduced in Revenue Bulletin 2023-193 on October 19, 2023, and the voluntary disclosure procedures were set forth in Revenue Bulletin 2024-3 on December 21, 2023.  The voluntary programs offer taxpayers an opportunity to correct previously filed returns that are incorrect while offering penalty relief from filing erroneous or potentially fraudulent returns.  The opportunity to participate in these voluntary programs and benefit from reduced repayment and penalty relief expire on March 22, 2024 at 11:59pm.   This course provides an in-depth discussion of the programs and opportunities available to taxpayers and practitioners, and was updated on 1/10/24.

*Please Note:  If you need credit reported to the IRS for this IRS approved program, please download the IRS CE request form on the Course Materials Tab and submit to

Basic Course Information

Learning Objectives

• Discuss the updated IRS procedures emphasizing the voluntary withdrawal and voluntary disclosure programs related to incorrect Employee Retention Credit claims.
• List the steps taxpayers and practitioners must follow when opting for voluntary withdrawal or voluntary disclosure, highlighting key aspects of the process and any critical documentation requirements.  
• Discuss opportunities for taxpayers and practitioners and how these initiatives can benefit both taxpayers and practitioners.  
• Recognize current ERC voluntary withdrawal and disclosure opportunities for businesses.
• Discuss the voluntary withdrawal of ERC
• Discuss the voluntary disclosure program 
• Recognize ERC eligibility including attribution rules

Major Subjects

•Voluntary Withdrawal Procedures (RB 2023-193)
•Voluntary Disclosure Procedures (RB 2024-3)
•Practitioner and Taxpayer Opportunities: Discussion on the benefits of correction programs for both parties.
•In-Depth Analysis of IRS Programs: Comprehensive exploration of voluntary withdrawal and disclosure programs.

Course Materials


Arthur Werner's Profile

Arthur Werner Related Seminars and Products

Werner-Rocca Seminars, Ltd.

Arthur Joseph Werner, JD, MS (Taxation), is the president and is a shareholder in the lecture firm of Werner-Rocca Seminars, Ltd. Mr. Werner’s lecture topic specialties include business, tax, financial and estate planning for high net worth individuals.  In addition, Mr. Werner is an adjunct professor of taxation in the Master of Science in Taxation program at the Philadelphia University.  Mr. Werner received his B.S. in Accounting and his M.S. in Taxation from Widener University. He holds a J.D. in Law from the Delaware Law School.

Mr. Werner lectures extensively in the areas of Estate Planning, Financial Planning, and Estate and Gift Taxation to Certified Public Accountants and Financial Planners, and has presented well in excess of 2500 eight-hour seminars over the past twenty-five years as well as numerous webinars and video presentations. Mr. Werner has been rated as having the highest speaker knowledge in his home state of Pennsylvania by the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants, was awarded the AICPA Outstanding Discussion Leader Award in the State of Nevada, the Florida Institute of CPAs Outstanding Discussion Leader Award, and the South Carolina Association of CPAs Outstanding Discussion Leader Award.

Mary Jane Hourani, MM, EA's Profile

Mary Jane Hourani, MM, EA Related Seminars and Products

Mary Jane has been practicing since 1993, working for a couple larger Tax, Accounting, & Audit Firms in  before transitioning to her own practice in 2005. 

Mary Jane has a Master of Management from Walsh College of Accountancy and Business Administration as well as a Bachelor of Science from Eastern Michigan University in Public Administration with a focus in Organizational Development and Governmental Accounting. 

She is credentialed as an Internal Revenue Service Enrolled Agent, allowing her to practice before the IRS. With this credential, she has direct oversite by the IRS Office of Professional Responsibility. She is also a National Association of Enrolled Agents NTPI Fellow. 

Mary Jane has been an Instructor of Tax for Michigan State University Tax School since 2008 as well as a speaker for several trade organizations since 2005. 

Mary Jane has been a Contributing Editor and Contributing Author of the National Tax Workbook for the Land Grand University Tax Education Foundation since 2009. She writes and compiles tax course packs used by Michigan State University Tax School and other trade organizations. She is a former H&R Block Instructor/Trainer.

Mary Jane is a member of the National Association of Enrolled Agents, Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants, National Association of Tax Professionals, American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers, and is a QuickBooks ProAdvisor.


Sat, Mar 02, 2024 - 09:00am to 11:00am MST
Wed, Mar 06, 2024 - 09:00am to 11:00am MST
Mon, Mar 11, 2024 - 10:00am to 12:00pm MDT
Sat, Mar 16, 2024 - 11:00am to 01:00pm MDT
Mon, Mar 18, 2024 - 10:00am to 12:00pm MDT
Tue, Mar 19, 2024 - 11:00am to 01:00pm MDT

Additional Info

Basic Course Information



Advanced Preparation


Designed For

CPAs, EAs, attorneys, and other tax professionals

Original Recording Date


Course Developer

Werner-Rocca Seminars, Ltd.

Date Added to Catalog


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Group Internet Based

Course Registration Requirements

Online Registration

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Overall:      4.7

Total Reviews: 20


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"Great class with timely, relevant information."

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"Good course"